German-English translation for "schmachten"

"schmachten" English translation

schmachten
[ˈʃmaxtən]intransitives Verb | intransitive verb v/i <h> literarisch | literaryliter

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  • languish
    schmachten leiden
    suffer
    schmachten leiden
    schmachten leiden
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  • nach etwas [j-m] schmachten
    to yearn (oder | orod pine, long) foretwas | something sth [sb], to yearn afteretwas | something sth [sb]
    nach etwas [j-m] schmachten
in einem dunklen Kerker schmachten
in einem dunklen Kerker schmachten
They have languished in appalling prison conditions for years.
Sie schmachten seit Jahren unter entsetzlichen Bedingungen im Gefängnis.
Source: Europarl
Ten years ago, eight of these States were languishing under the tyranny of Communist dictatorships.
Vor zehn Jahren schmachteten acht dieser Staaten noch unter der Tyrannei kommunistischer Diktaturen.
Source: Europarl
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